Annalena Venneri

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Affiliation: University of Hull
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Empirical evidence of neuroprotection by dual cholinesterase inhibition in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
    Neuroreport 16:107-10. 2005
  2. ncbi Regional brain activity after prolonged cholinergic enhancement in early Alzheimer's disease
    Michael F Shanks
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, HU6 7RX Hull, UK
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:848-59. 2007
  3. ncbi Imaging treatment effects in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, HU6 7RX Hull, UK
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:953-68. 2007
  4. doi Neuroanatomical correlates of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease
    Peita D Bruen
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, Hull, England, UK
    Brain 131:2455-63. 2008
  5. doi The neuroanatomical substrate of lexical-semantic decline in MCI APOE ε4 carriers and noncarriers
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:230-41. 2011
  6. ncbi Responders to ChEI treatment of Alzheimer's disease show restitution of normal regional cortical activation
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Curr Alzheimer Res 6:97-111. 2009
  7. ncbi Effects of cholinesterase inhibition on brain white matter volume in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Neuroreport 20:285-8. 2009
  8. doi Patterns of brain activity during a semantic task differentiate normal aging from early Alzheimer's disease
    William Jonathan McGeown
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Psychiatry Res 173:218-27. 2009
  9. ncbi The anatomical bases of semantic retrieval deficits in early Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, Hull, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:497-510. 2008
  10. doi Neuroimaging resolution of the altered state hypothesis
    Giuliana Mazzoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Cortex 49:400-10. 2013

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  1. ncbi Empirical evidence of neuroprotection by dual cholinesterase inhibition in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
    Neuroreport 16:107-10. 2005
    ..This finding is the first empirical evidence that dual cholinesterase inhibition may have neuroprotective potential in AD...
  2. ncbi Regional brain activity after prolonged cholinergic enhancement in early Alzheimer's disease
    Michael F Shanks
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, HU6 7RX Hull, UK
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:848-59. 2007
    ..Future pharmacological fMRI studies should include clinical response as a factor in the analysis of cholinergic enhancement effects in AD patients...
  3. ncbi Imaging treatment effects in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, HU6 7RX Hull, UK
    Magn Reson Imaging 25:953-68. 2007
    ..These issues cannot be solved by conventional clinical trials. Pharmacoimaging studies could assist the development and refinement of drugs to treat those diseases, such as AD, which affect the central nervous system...
  4. doi Neuroanatomical correlates of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease
    Peita D Bruen
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, Hull, England, UK
    Brain 131:2455-63. 2008
    ..The study of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease using voxel-based morphometry and other imaging modalities may further the understanding of the neural structures that mediate the genesis of abnormal behaviours...
  5. doi The neuroanatomical substrate of lexical-semantic decline in MCI APOE ε4 carriers and noncarriers
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:230-41. 2011
    ..The results suggest a relatively specific impact of apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 burden and underline the value of linguistic assessment in preclinical diagnosis...
  6. ncbi Responders to ChEI treatment of Alzheimer's disease show restitution of normal regional cortical activation
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Curr Alzheimer Res 6:97-111. 2009
    ..In the paper, a tentative explanation is offered of why subgroups of patients with a similar clinical diagnosis and level of clinical severity show a different physiological response to ChE inhibition...
  7. ncbi Effects of cholinesterase inhibition on brain white matter volume in Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Neuroreport 20:285-8. 2009
    ..Attenuated loss of brain volumes and delayed/slower long-term clinical decline in patients treated with agents such as rivastigmine may be due to less extensive white matter damage and loss of corticosubcortical connectivity...
  8. doi Patterns of brain activity during a semantic task differentiate normal aging from early Alzheimer's disease
    William Jonathan McGeown
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, UK
    Psychiatry Res 173:218-27. 2009
    ..These differential effects suggest that semantic activation paradigms might aid diagnosis in those cases for whom conventional assessments lack the necessary sensitivity to detect subtle changes...
  9. ncbi The anatomical bases of semantic retrieval deficits in early Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Clinical Neuroscience Centre, University of Hull, Hull, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:497-510. 2008
    ..This evidence suggests that specialised regions within the hippocampal complex engage in processes of encoding and retrieval for both semantic and episodic memories...
  10. doi Neuroimaging resolution of the altered state hypothesis
    Giuliana Mazzoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Cortex 49:400-10. 2013
    ..It also remains uncertain whether the changes in activation produced by hypnotic inductions reflect a uniquely hypnotic state as opposed to more mundane processes...
  11. doi Suggested visual hallucination without hypnosis enhances activity in visual areas of the brain
    William J McGeown
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Conscious Cogn 21:100-16. 2012
    ..The results indicate that a hypnotic induction, although having the potential to enhance the ability of high suggestible people, is not necessary for the effective alteration of color perception by suggestion...
  12. doi Hypnotic induction decreases anterior default mode activity
    William J McGeown
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Conscious Cogn 18:848-55. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that hypnotic induction creates a distinctive and unique pattern of brain activation in highly suggestible subjects...
  13. ncbi Belief and awareness: reflections on a case of persistent anosognosia
    Annalena Venneri
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Research Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, King s College, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Neuropsychologia 42:230-8. 2004
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  14. ncbi Intra-individual measures of association in neuropsychology: inferential methods for comparing a single case with a control or normative sample
    John R Crawford
    Department of Psychology, King s College, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 9:989-1000. 2003
    ..Worked examples of the statistical methods are provided using data from a clinical case and controls. A computer program (for PCs) that implements the methods is described and made available...
  15. ncbi Arithmetic difficulties in children with visuospatial learning disability (VLD)
    Annalena Venneri
    Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Child Neuropsychol 9:175-83. 2003
    ..Rather their problems concern dealing with some processes that govern calculation especially those loading on visuospatial abilities...
  16. ncbi A case for case: handling letter case selection in written spelling
    Katrina E Forbes
    Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, King s College, Aberdeen AB24 2UB, UK
    Neuropsychologia 41:16-24. 2003
    ..Failure of this mechanism would explain the pattern of case mixing shown by Pp...
  17. ncbi Patterns of impairment in autobiographical memory in the degenerative dementias constrain models of memory
    Adrian Ivanoiu
    Neurology Department and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Unit, Saint Luc Hospital, University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 44:1936-55. 2006
    ..The evidence for differential impairment of episodic and semantic ABM retrieval in AD and SD is interpreted as supporting the multiple trace model of memory...
  18. ncbi Distinct patterns of spontaneous speech deterioration: an early predictor of Alzheimer's disease
    Katrina E Forbes
    Department of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Brain Cogn 48:356-61. 2002
    ..Errors point to a breakdown in lexical semantic processing, which occurs earlier in the disease process than previously reported...
  19. ncbi Upper and lower face and ideomotor apraxia in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Jay Guido Capone
    Third Neurology Ward, San Paolo Hospital, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Behav Neurol 14:1-8. 2003
    ..This study aimed at investigating the frequency of lower (mouth, tongue and throat) and upper (eyes and eyebrows) face apraxia, in AD and its relationship with limb apraxia and severity of dementia...
  20. ncbi The evolution of dysgraphia in Alzheimer's disease
    Katrina E Forbes
    School of Applied Social Studies, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
    Brain Res Bull 63:19-24. 2004
    ..The writing impairment in AD is multi-componential in nature and follows the pattern of cortical deterioration reported in the brains of AD patients...
  21. ncbi Retrieval of episodic and semantic autobiographical memories in early Alzheimer's disease and semantic dementia
    Adrian Ivanoiu
    Neurology Department and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Unit, University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Cortex 40:173-5. 2004
  22. ncbi Modified Card Sorting Test: normative data
    Paolo Caffarra
    Istituto di Neurologia, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:246-50. 2004
    ..The use of reference norms will permit a better characterisation of a patient's impaired and spared abilities...
  23. ncbi The age of acquisition of words produced in a semantic fluency task can reliably differentiate normal from pathological age related cognitive decline
    Katrina E Forbes-Mckay
    School of Applied Social Studies, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Neuropsychologia 43:1625-32. 2005
    ..Discriminant function analysis showed that AoA was the best predictor of group membership (patient/control). The mean AoA of words generated correctly classified 95% of controls and 88% of patients...
  24. ncbi Comparing treatment effects in a clinical sample of patients with probable Alzheimer's disease treated with two different cholinesterase inhibitors
    Paolo Caffarra
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 78:16-21. 2007
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  25. ncbi Logical reasoning deficits in schizophrenia
    Vinod Goel
    Schizophr Res 66:87-8. 2004
  26. ncbi Thinking through delusions in Alzheimer's disease
    Michael F Shanks
    Br J Psychiatry 184:193-4. 2004
  27. ncbi Delusional thoughts in Alzheimer's disease
    Michael F Shanks
    Am J Psychiatry 161:764; author reply 764-5. 2004
  28. ncbi Provoked confabulations in Alzheimer's disease
    Janine M Cooper
    Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Neuropsychologia 44:1697-707. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi Different neuronal pathways support the generation of general and specific mental images
    Simona Gardini
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Italy
    Neuroimage 27:544-52. 2005
    ..e., the right thalamus)...
  30. ncbi Impoverishment of spontaneous language and the prediction of Alzheimer's disease
    Annalena Venneri
    Brain 128:E27. 2005
  31. doi The Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia. Normative data for the Italian population
    Simona Anselmetti
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Vita Salute San Raffaele University Scientific Hospital, Via Stamira d Ancona 20, 20127, Milan, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:85-92. 2008
    ..To provide normative values for the Italian population for the Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS), a recent brief neuropsychological instrument for the assessment of cognition in patients with schizophrenia...
  32. ncbi Conventional trial designs offer limited clinical understanding of cholinesterase-inhibitor treatment effects in Alzheimer disease
    Michael F Shanks
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:170; author reply 170-1. 2005
  33. ncbi Left mediotemporal structures mediate the retrieval of episodic autobiographical mental images
    Simona Gardini
    Department of Neuroscience TCR, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Neuroimage 30:645-55. 2006
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